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media sites. >> now, wisconsin governor scott walker delivers his state of the state address from the statehouse in madison. in his remarks, the governor said he would quote -- efforts to meet his 2010 campaign promise to create 250,000 private sector jobs. this is 30 minutes. [cheers and applause] >> at this time it is my privilege to introduce our friend, the governor of the state of wisconsin, scott walker. [cheers and applause] thank you. thank you. thank you. speaker vos, speaker pro tem kramer, president ellis, majority leader fitzgerald, minority leader larson, minority leader barca, members of the wisconsin supreme court, constitutional officers, tribal leaders, members of the cabinet, distinguished guests, members of the legislature, most importantly, fellow citizens of the great state of wisconsin, it is an honor to appear before you tonight. before we get started, i would like to introduce the first lady of wisconsin, my wife, tonette. [applause] also in the gallery are our sons, matt and alex. [applause] they change quick. matt came over from college after his last cla
boulevard. avenue.is wisconsin the will be a deal for hour. back to you. >> thank you. 4:32. we want to get to breaking news regarding a fatal fire in baltimore. joining usabanji is more on what is happening. >> good morning. past 30 minutes we learned a second person has died in this fire. baltimore city fire officials reported all this happened in the 3000 block of montebello , a couple miles north of the inner harbor of baltimore where this is taking place. the fire initially started around 11:30 last night. -- the 3000 block of montebello terrace. it was around 11:30 they fire.ded to this it was fully involved when they got there. scene hadder on the pull them out of the house because the intensity was too much. called in for a 2nd alarm manpower.dditional then they were able to go into the house. they located the body of one victim inside don't. there were seven adults living e including one pregnant woman. five were able to escape. them were taken to hospital for evaluation. confirmed the second fatality. we are following is breaking the city of baltimore have additional for you as th
received six votes for president and paul ryan of wisconsin received six votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the state of missouri seems to be regular in for an authentic, and it appears that mitt romney of massachusetts received 10 votes for president and paul ryan of wisconsin received 10 votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the state of montana seems to be regular in form and authentic, and it appears that mitt romney of massachusetts received three votes for president and paul ryan of wisconsin received three votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the state of nebraska seems to be regular in form and authentic, and it appears therefrom at mitt romney of massachusetts received five votes for president and paul ryan of the state of wisconsin received five votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the state of nevada seems to be regular in form and authentic, and it appears that barack obama of illinois
on the southbound side of wisconsin avenue. it's basically blocked right now between dorset avenue and wisconsin circle. i've been on the phone with wssc and they tell me they're not sure when they can reopen the road. let's take a look at some video from overnight. southbound on wisconsin avenue here in chevy chase. basically the line between chevy chase and bethesda. dorset avenue to wisconsin circle. yeah, that's a lot of water, taking some time to clean it up. apparently it is not affecting water service so that's some good news. crews are out right now trying to fix it up right now along the roadway. so go ahead and choose your alternate routes. bradley boulevard, bradley lane, little falls parkway and river road are all good routes to take inbound this morning. let's go back to the maps, this time over to the west side of town. no issues on the dulles toll road or 66. we'll end with a live look if you're planning to head inbound on 66. this is what it looks like at route 50. i'll be back with more at 5:10. back to you, andrea and mike. >> thank you, monika. >>> barring a last-minute order
be played out in wisconsin, about boots on the ground, social -- how important is that recall, for the confidence that people want to have in their government and want to have a voice? >> in a sense, i think it has already been accomplished, and given confidence. you have an overwhelming majority of the people in wisconsin saying we should have a recall vote. it almost at this point doesn't matter who wins the vote. it matters. but the point has been made. it was not just democrats or union members who voted for that. in order to get to the numbers they had if my recollection is correct as many people voted in that as voted for governor. the previous election. saying there should be a recall election. and that is people standing up. >> is this the template? >> it is, i just got finished talking to the volunteers here in new hampshire. and i said there is only one real antidote to what is expected for the hundreds of millions of dollars spent, the carpetbombing, the president is the guy he will go after because he is the leader, the boss. i said there is only one antidote, it i
, howard. in bethesda, an overnight water main break closes southbound wisconsin avenue between dorset avenue and wisconsin circle. use bradley boulevard, little falls parkway or even river road as your alternate routes. i'll have more information coming up in my next report at 4:47. andrea and mike? >> thanks, monika. >>> it's time for your first money segment of the morning. >> here's jessica doyle with today's headlines. what a day. >> if we could only have a fiscal cliffhanger and a deal every day. stocks surged interest the new year so to speak -- into the new year so to speak but the enthusiasm could be short lived. the budget deal doesn't tackle automatic spending cuts which are set to go into effect march 1. it doesn't address the debt ceiling and now moodies investment service is pressuring congress to deal with the deficit. the credit rating agency says ngress need as solid plan or could see the u.s.'s credit rating go down. back in september moody's warned it would cut the u.s. credit rating if the year end negotiations failed. it also issued a negative outlook on the govern
them out of there. risk -- wisconsin went to five ringing a bell. our union battle segmenn. public picies. go ahead. make this date. how likely do you think that is. >> i don't think is likely. it already tried twice and fail to get the signatures to get it on the ballot. if they learned anything, anything in all from wisconsin, they know this is going to fail. it tried recalls. they tried to go after the lawmakers in indiana in the past tried to work in that state. guess what, republicans, both houses, increased margins. if they want to try it, let them flush down the toilet been given members more reasoned dissent and a choice to forget about it neil: it's a lot harder michigan . any eligible voter can get the signatures on. a lot stickier and tougher to do so in michigan. let's say they try. you think their failure >> well, if history is a lesson, it loos like they're probably going to fail. wasting resources and what they're going to do, part of what health the backbone for the lawmakers in michigan is seeing what happened in wisconsin and what happened in the anawhere thos
nearly 90,000 fans today. the problem is, both stamford and wisconsin fans are wearing very similar colors. wait a minute, you can't be both here. >> we are. >> we're married. >> compromise. >> don't look now, but there's some wisconsin fans behind me. >> i know, i've already seen them. >> what are we going to do about that? >> you know what, wisconsin fans are great. we've played them 12 years ago. great fans. >> reporter: they beat you 12 years ago. >> yes, they did. we'll get them this year, then we'll be even. >> reporter: so let me ask you, is this a little hair of the dog? >> absolutely. happy new year. a true badger fan. >> there you go. >> reporter: so who's buying more merchandise, wisconsin or stanford fans? >> right now, it's a tie. right now it is a tie. >> reporter: so stanford is just going to run them over? >> uh-huh. like a bulldozer. >> reporter: stanford hasn't played in the rose bowl game in 13 years but they last played in this rose bowl stadium november 24th. they won that game, albeit against ucla. they would like to repeat that today against wisconsin. at the
is not representing us and benefits are getting cut. wisconsin was a watershed moment. if the unions made concessions that governor walker wanted and they vote for the union reform they may have had collective bargaining and they shot themselves in the foot in wisconsin. >> bill, when unions take a stand it is usually a situation that ends up with fewer jobs with twirchingis and american airlines? >> i don't glareagree. i think the decline in cosmic things like the pacific ocean . easy to ship goods in from china. what might save the unions, the fact that the chinese are no longer willing to work on assembly line for safe wangs. in china factory jobs are paying better than office jobs . >> they are spending millions trying to win things they are losing. >> the governor from wisconsin, scott walker, they spent millions trying to defeat him and they lost. >> the purpose of unions is to get members more and have them do less. that runs counter to productivity. the only way economy grows is adding more people. unions run counter to that and why more people are against them. >> steve when they spend milli
pitting stanford and wisconsin. these fans have different opinions about their schools and tailgating. >> brain yaks versus boozers. >> nerds against curds. that's how we are looking at it. >> they have crackers and we have sausage and beer. >> more sophisticated. better fans. >> and the striped pants. we don't want any of that. >> the stripes is actually, they have been going to badger games since 1940. >> is this what they wear when they pick up trash in wisconsin? >> if it gets a victory, then yes. >> this is wisconsin's third straight rose bowl, but they lost the last two, while stanford hasn't been here since 2000 and has not won since 1972. after 40 years stanford finally got another rose bowl >> as a victory. >> as a stanford alum, this is . i hopefully will see this again in my lifetime. >> what was the most exciting part of the game for you? >> just the stress on the end and knowing our defense was coming up big. >> nerds, you gotta love it. >> it was a great game. it came down to the last drive. >> it's okay. i think we are all glad we got here in the first place. >> it will
and wisconsin. these fans have different opinions about their schools and tailgating. >> brain yaks versus boozers. >> nerds against curds. that's how we are looking at it. >> they have crackers and we have sausage and beer. >> more sophisticated. better fans. >> and the striped pants. we don't want any of that. >> the stripes is actually, they have been going to badger games since 1940. >> is this what they wear when they pick up trash in wisconsin? >> if it gets a victory, then yes. >> this is wisconsin's third straight rose bowl, but they lost the last two, while stanford hasn't been here since 2000 and has not won since 1972. after 40 years stanford finally got another rose bowl victory. >> as a stanford alum, this is as good as it gets. i hopefully will see this again in my lifetime. >> what was the most exciting part of the game for you? >> just the stress on the end and knowing our defense was coming up big. >> nerds, you gotta love it. >> it was a great game. it came down to the last drive. >> it's okay. i think we are all glad we got here in the first place. >> it will be a long f
of their party in voting no. boehner did find support from one key republican, paul ryan of wisconsin also voted yes. the main sticking point for republicans, a lack of spending cuts. hours before last night's votes, republicans considered trying to amend the bill from the senate and add additional spending cuts in. the senate made it clear they had no intention of revisiting this idea. so if changes were made that would essentially kill it. before the vote, republicans took to the floor and voiced their concerns. >> there are no spending cuts. we're adding $4 billion a day to the debt. the senate failed in cutting spending. >> i thought we were in a deficit crisis. i thought families were put at risk by this massive debt. what does this do about that? >> it was way past those senators bedtimes, they were blurry eyed when they were reading it we are trying to fill in the gap for where they missed a few things. >> i think it's unreasonable for senator reid to say something they produced on new your's eve, by a bunch of sleep-deprived people is what we should adopt within 40 hours. >> after the bi
on a major commuter route this morning. a water main break could cause big-time delays on wisconsin avenue. news4 has more live on that. tony? >> reporter: hey, good morning. it is going to be an absolute mess for drivers coming down 355 right by dorsett avenue. take a look behind me. you see workers trying to fix that water main break. i actually just looked at it. and i actually was able to see the crack. the workers are now going to be able to assess how they're going to fix it. the reason for the delay, they had to wait for the utility company yesterday and had to get through an initial amount of concrete. it broke yesterday around 6:00 p.m. they got the water shut off at quarter to 9:00. they had to wait for the utility company to clear some of the gas lines that were in the area. i got to tell you, this is going to be an absolute nightmare for anybody coming southbound on 355 into specific and into the district. right now, they have two southbound lanes closed. traffic will only be getting by in one lane. and i talked to some of the workers and got an update. they said this repair is
victory since 1972. winners of 7 straight coming in stanford the clear favorite against 8 and 5 wisconsin team. tiger woods condoleeza rice all the famous alumni on hand looking cardinal would dominate. taylor in for 3 yards. they would take a 14 nothing lead before the badgers settle in. 19 seconds left. first half. stanford led 17-14 at the half. final 30 minutes williamson 22 yard field goal over 4 minutes remaining. the only turn over of the game and stanford take as 20-14 victory. and while thousands watch the game plenty more saw the game at the patio in palo alto. corrina was there. >>reporter: high fifty pat why sports bar and grill came early and often. cardinal hit the field with two touch downs in the first quarter and the crowd cheered every move. >> i'm glad they decided to take, 7 the kick off. go right down and score right away get them in a hole. it was gate. >>reporter: first time in 13 years stanford has made a.p. rose bowl appearance. freshman quarterback hogan came into the grand daddy of post season play on a roll. 6 point favorite over wisconsin. >> they
to say hello once again to julie wright. she has information you need to know. wisconsin is a mess this morning. >> this is video from overnight and early this morning with a 20-inch water man break closing a major portion of the highway along 355 wisconsin avenue as you travel between willard avenue and dorsett. that is where we have the water main break. traffic is able to squeeze by to the right. these repairs will be with us throughout the remainder of our morning drive so connecticut avenue or even use the beltway to river road could save you a lot of headache and a lot of time out here on the roads this morning. southbound 270, no accidents to report. volume increasing south of 109 headed out towards clarksburg. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. e traffic. >>> a big day on capitol hill as members of the 113th congress are set to be sworn in later today. >> the new congress is facing several key issues right off the bat. melanie alnwick is live on capitol hill with the details. >> reporter: good morning. twelve new senators and 81 new representatives will be sworn
obama. his victory was never a sure thing. the story i think starts with workers in wisconsin in 2011. let's roll it back. republican governor scott walker threatened to destroy collective bargaining in the state. workers staged massive protests and launched the first recall election in the state's history. we covered the recall from madison. >> polls close in an hour here in wisconsin, and we have already seen a ground operation unlike anything in wisconsin political history. >> what we're seeing here in wisconsin is something that is proving to be far more powerful than money, and that is the power of the people. >> of course, governor scott walker survived the recall. republican operatives were delighted. they claimed this was the end of organized labor. >> it is a blow for organized labor, particularly organized labor's represented in public employee unions. it's going to embolden other efforts in other states by governors. it's going to put into play in november. >> karl rove, who was later taken off fox news and his buddies were also wrong. middle class voters helped reelect pre
for president and paul ryan of the state of wisconsin received nine votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the vote of the state of alaska. it appears that mitt romney of the commonwealth of massachusetts received three votes for president and paul ryan received three votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the state of arizona seemed to be in regular form and authentic and it appears that mitt romney of massachusetts received 11 votes of for president and paul ryan received 11 votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the state of arkansas seems to be authentic. it appears that mitt romney of massachusetts received six votes for president and paul ryan received six vote for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the state of california seems to be regular in form and authentic and it appears that barack obama of the state of illinois received 55 votes for president and joe biden of the state of delaware received 55 votes for vice president. >> mr.
td wisconsin athletic director - and interim coach barry alvarez concerned early 2nd quartermontee ball - college football's all time touchdown king does what he does best the 11 yard run and it's looking shootout 14-7 stan 5th year senior curt phillips - pulls the badgers to within 3 with this 4 yard touchdown to jordan frederick 17-14 second half dominated by the defenses. 20-14 stanford, 2:30 left wisconsin driving for a potential game winning touchdown when usua amanam shuts the door on the badgers with this game- clinching interception wisconsin held scorless in the 2nd half and had just 82 yards of total offense stanford coach david shaw gets the gatorade bath.and the hugs >> we knew this was going to be a battle of we would not have had it any other way. >> rose bowl in 41 years final: 20-14 stanford cardinal finish 12-2 and a likely top 5 ranking outback bowl - michigan vs south carolina steve spurrier the 'ole ball coach 1st quarter/ 7-3 south carolina ace sanders returns the punt 66 yards for a tochdown 14-3 south carolina 4th quarter/ 22-21 michigan jadeveon clowney wit
commute heading into the district on wisconsin avenue. a water main broke there, 6:00 in friendship heights. erica gonzalez on the scene with a look at just how long the southbound lanes might be closed. erica. >> reporter: crews from the washington suburban sanitary commission are here. they tell us that this check this out. look at this break. look at the road. this is liable to happen again and again. because of the ground freezing. thawing out. and then this happening. we want to show you video, what happened a few hours ago. this is the scene on wisconsin avenue. water bubbling up on to the road. the cars straight through. the street has been closed. starting at cumberland. and exiting into bethesda. that's what you will run into. looking at a 10 x 12 foot wide hole here. crews are certain there is a gas line nearby. they're waiting to find out -- where it is before they start digging. trying to make repairs. and they hope to have the left lane here on wisconsin. right at the avenue, the left lane open by the time the morning commute happens. even with that one lane open that i
. in wisconsin and michigan and ohio and pennsylvania and virginia and florida, there is now noise that these states, which were at pretty hard fought in the presidential election, these were all battleground states, they're all fighting to make themselves less important in the next election, all of them voted democratic for president in the end. and all controlled at the state level by the republican party. so they're red states that voted blue. and all of those states with that combination of factors you are seeing underground moves to stop those states from being battlegrounds, at least to stop them in ways that could help a democratic candidate in the presidency. we have been watching this, and now it seems as though it is falling into place, starting in pennsylvania early in 2012, and republicans who controlled the legislature there tried to change the way that state votes for president. so no one candidate could win the whole state. because they tried this in 2012, right before the election it was pretty much seen as a transparent attempt to rig the election in pennsylvania.
are going on wisconsin avenue. >> a 20-inch water main break. this will be wisconsin avenue 355 near bradley boulevard. wisconsin avenue down to one lane north and southbound. only the right lane is able to get by as you travel between bradley and willard avenue. the repairs will be ongoing throughout the morning commute. this will back up shortly as you continue from both loops of the beltway to head southbound towards nih and out to the d.c. line. plan your trip early. if you are headed into d.c., you may want to think about using the beltway over to river road as an alternative commute. wisconsin avenue between bradley and willard, only the right leap getting through. we have more problems to report. this is going to be a portion of 16th street near 410, the east-west highway with the vehicle overturned on its side. northbound 16th street headed back up towards the beltway. the right lane remains closed off at the scene of this crash. we'll continue northbound now i- 95, we are in the hov lanes. northbound i-59 well below speed out of stafford leaving aquia harbor headed up towards 234 du
. you saw it in early wisconsin and scott walker faced down a recall successfully. people like success . you can see it in michigan and wisconsin and other states, yes, when they see good fiscal responsibility they respond positively. >> john, a lot of people in the state level, switching from a income tax to a sales tax, but not on the national level, they don't want to give the feds that much power? >> i toltsly disagree. i don't want the federal government to know how much i make. a national sales tax it is a way of keeping my income private and starving the government -- >> it is easy to forget that the united states was created to avoid taxes. >> last word from emac. unions to walmart. you are not welcome even in the city of 15 percent unemployment. the new union fight thats on fo. we need jobs but not walrt jobs, that's what yunce are saying where one in seven residents are out of work. they are petiddingsing from the employer from building a superstore and creating job in newark, new jersey. you say that unions are hurting the people they are trying to protect. >> walmart means
president and paul ryan of wisconsin received six votes for vice president. >> mr. president, a certificate of the electoral vote of the state of missouri seems to be regular in for an authentic, and it appears that mitt romney of massachusetts received 10 votes for president and paul ryan of wisconsin received 10 votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the state of montana seems to be regular in form and authentic, and it appears that mitt romney of massachusetts received three votes for vice -- for president and paul ryan of wisconsin received three votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the state of nebraska seems to be regular in for an authentic, and it appears therefrom at mitt romney of massachusetts received five votes for president and paul ryan of the state of wisconsin received five votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of electoral vote of the state of nevada seems to be regular in form and authentic, and it appears that barack obama of illinois received six votes for
this man after a water main break on wisconsin avenue. it turned out it might still be awhile before the road is back open. >> a section of wisconsin avenue was narrowed to one lane as crews worked to fix a ruptured water main. >> this is crazy. >> the washington suburban sanitation commission said that -- say the pipe broke around 7:00 last night and water began filling up the road. once the water was shut off, crews worked more than 12 hours to find and fix the broken pipe. customers were never without water but it caused some traffic tieups. >> i will be laid. i will have to -- i will be late. >> some of that water could freeze. one driver said it caused him to lose control of his car. >> i did a 180. a guy came to help me and before he could continue, he had the same ice patch. >> wssc said the age of the pipe and the cold temperature could be to blame for the breaking crews hope to have the road back open before the evening rush. >> meanwhile, there was slow-moving traffic in arlington this morning due to ice on the road. that made it difficult for drivers in clarendon to get u
, some including banning certain types of ammunition. >> meanwhile a share in wisconsin is catching heat -- a share of -- sheriff in wisconsin is catching heat for saying people are better off protecting themselves and calling 911. >> we're getting to the point where 911 is not going to be any use. >> city and county leaders are none too happy with his comments, saying that he is schering residents into thinking milwaukee is not say if. this is a great story. >> he lost the use of both arms and legs when his unit was attacked in iraq. he is the first surviving quad amputee in the iraq war. he says he has never been bitter about his injury, but this operation changed his life. >> it gave me a lot of hope for the future. i feel like i am getting a second chance to start over after i got hurt. i am excited for the future. >> he still less several years up there be ahead of him. his nerves can only grow back at the rate of 1 inch per month at best. doctors at johns hopkins have developed a special regimen for him. we will hear more from the soldier himself tonight on abc 7 news at 5:00. comi
, to recall wisconsin governor scott walker last summer and ended up losing their fight. lesson learned? no, now they're looking to michigan. they're doubling down. ♪ [ male announcer ] the way it moves. the way it cleans. everything about the oral-b power brush is simply revolutionary. oral-b power brushes oscillate, rotate and even pulsate to gently loosen and break up that sticky plaque with more brush movements than manual brushes and even up to 50% more than leading sonic technology brushes for a superior clean. oral-b power brushes. go to oralb.com for the latest offers. >> coming up. history repeating. why a recall sequel is in the works. a lot like the battle of the union of scott walker. so many saying bring it >> well, if at first you don't succeed, well, spend again. unions not giving up the fight in michigan. labors groups say they can push a recall vote to get republican governor rick snyder out of the governor's mansion. ticked off over the new right to work law. gary, they tried a similar stunt in wisconsin and it didn't work. could this? >> i suppose it could, but i've g
in this the 99th version of the rose bowl pitting stanford and wisconsin. these fans have different opinions about their schools and tailgating. >> brain yaks versus boozers. >> nerds against curds. that's how we are looking at it. >> they have crackers and we have sausage and beer. >> more sophisticated. better fans. >> and the striped pants. we don't want any of that. >> the stripes is actually, they have been going to badger games since 1940. >> is this what they wear when they pick up trash in wisconsin? >> if it gets a victory, then yes. >> this is wisconsin's third straight rose bowl, but they lost the last two, while stanford hasn't been here since 2000 and has not won since 1972. after 40 years stanford finally got another rose bowl victory. >> as a stanford alum, this is as good as it gets. i hopefully will see this again in my lifetime. >> what was the most exciting part of the game for you? >> just the stress on the end and knowing our defense was coming up big. >> nerds, you gotta love it. >> it was a great game. it came down to the last drive. >> it's okay. i think we are all gl
. not enough people are coming out of that bus, to recall wisconsin governor scott walker last summer and ended up losing their fight. >> well, if at first you don't succeed, well, spend again. unions not giving up the fight in michigan. labors oups say they can push a recall voteo get republican governor rick snyder out of the governor's mansion. ticked off over the new right to work law. gary, they tried a similar stunt in wisconsin and it didn't work. could this? >> i suppose it could, but i've got to tell you he's reading from the prayer book of all governors. look, if you're a right to work state you're going to have better job growth, your wages are going to be better, i know that sounds weird, but it's true when you factor in cost of living. so this is the same thing that most governors really want is a right to work state. >> neil: charles? >> listen, michigan specifically detroit, a vast wasteland right now in so many different ways in part because unions ran the state into the ground. 47% of adult illiteracy, it's really sad. this is a crazy thing. unions are essentially saying, we d
wisconsin gernor scott walker last summer and ended ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you turn an entrepreneur's dream... ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or turn 30-million artifacts... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. why does my mouth feel dryer than i remember it to be? there are more people taking more medication, so we see people suffering from dry mouth more so. we may see more cavities, bad breath, oral irritation. a dry mouth sufferer doesn't have to suffer. i would recommend biotene. the enzymes in biotene products help supplement enzymes that are naturally in saliva. biotene helps moisten those areas that have become dry. those that are suffering can certainly benefit from biotene. >> well, if at first you don't succeed, well, spend again. unions not giving up the fight in michigan. labors groups say they can push a recall vote to get republican governor rick snyder out of the governor's mansion. ticked off over the new right to work law. gary, they tried a similar stunt
in the united states but in australia, new zealand, and it is true in host: wisconsin, independent line, good morning. caller: thank you for taking my call. the point you made earlier -- i am 60 years old and i have been around guns all my adult life. my father preferred semi automatic weapons. i know the difference between what you were talking about. none of the guns he ever owned would accept higher capacity clips. that is the difference. you can get a lot of shots of -- those are fast change clips, the ones that are in the assault- type weapons. anyway, that is the difference. the correlation between all the mass shootings -- the higher capacity clips are involved. getting away from that, i think a lot -- most of the gun violence is with handguns and it is related to poverty. it is related to where high crime areas -- the stuff that is rarely publicized are the mass shootings and as tragic as they are, the rest of the gun violence gets to be so routine, they don't say anything about it anymore. guest: the caller brings up useful points there -- how murders are distributed -- i don't think
' at a factory in wisconsin. the site of an eight- alarm blaze. flames erupted at "echo lake farms produce company" in burlington, wisconsin around six o'clock last night. more than 300 firefighters from 80 departments. spanning two states battled the massive blaze. a hazardous materials team is also on the scene. monitoring the air quality. ten homes and an apartment complex were evacuated because of smoke. displacing about 50 people. a judge reduces bail for two of the three former schaumburg police officers charged with running a drug ring. w-g-n's julian crews has details from the courthouse in wheaton. it's too much to bear. facing serious allegations of corruption and drug conspiracy. at time he could be seen trembling facing the prospect of hard time in the penitentiary if found guilty. the objective is to reduce bond. lawyers for all three men staring at that $750,000 cash bond. his client, father of five is not a flight risk. he does not have a passport or the means to flee. prosecutors allege that he led a double life with a pregnant girlfriend that also faces drug conspiracy
. and a wisconsin high school teacher teaches a course about white privilege. watch your back because you might get smoked, loc. and a teacher trying to get her job back after being fired for her porn star past loses her appeal. well, not to me she doesn't. >> you disgust me. >> you are not happy to see me? >> knot -- not particularly, no. i am too sick to deal with you right now. >> let's welcome our guest. >> they never get that right. she's hotter than a time square rolex. i am here with columnist and fox news contributor. jedediah bila. if hilarity was a bike tire i would pop in twice a month. and in germany he is a yoga mat. my sidekick bill schulz. anyway, she is so sharp she sleeps on a dart board. next to me kennedy special correspondent as well as reason.com and reason.com tv contributor. and they will try to make you think that his stories don't think. our new york times correspondent. >> today in the international section, it is the continued outrage over russia's ban on u.s. adoptions. thank the reverse isn't true. enter porch, are you looking forward to the moscow times becoming your
. >> feminist historian gerda lerner died wednesday in madison, wisconsin. she was 92 years old. those are some of the headlines. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. >> i am juan gonzalez. welcome to our listeners and viewers. we begin today's show with the new congress, the most rivers in the nation's history with a record number of women and minority members. the house now has 81 women, 61 of them democrats, while the new senate includes 20. there will be 44 african- americans and the house and one in the senate. the congress includes nine new latino members, making it the largest latino class in history with 28 house seats and three senate seats, two of whom are republican. the 113th congress includes the first openly gay senator, democrat tammy baldwin of wisconsin. the first open bisexual was also elected to the house, democrat krysten sinema of arizona. for the first time white men will be a minority among house democrats. the new crop of lawmakers was sworn into office re-election with riddick bowe into office thursday with house speaker j
was elected in madison, wisconsin that glass ceiling shattered. it was amazing. the first woman senator in the history of wisconsin. i hope you can imagine what her victory meant to gay and lesbian americans, especially to young people. i am enemy because i know she -- emily because i know emily removed barriers for all of us. [applause] >> hello. i served as the granite state along with our democratic senator and our democratic congresswoman. it is fair to say that all of us and answer to the name even our other united states senator is a woman. that means new hampshire is the first state in our country's history to be represented in congress and the governor's office entirely by women. [applause] that is not happen by accident. it happened because thousands of women over many years worked hand-in-hand to get women elected. list because emily's helped me when i was in the state senate. i even hired an emily's list staffer to manage my campaign. thank you matt burgess for a great campaign. we all turned out the women's vote. and they voted in overwhelming numbers for democratic candidat
're hearing from former republican vice-presidential nominee wisconsin congressman paul ryan. hours ago, congressman ryan questioned president obama's economic strategy and called for a serious down payment on reducing our nation's ballooning debt. he was also asked about his thoughts on a possible presidential run atop the ticket in 2016 and he had an answer. >> i think it's premature. i've got an important job to do. i represent wisconsin, i'm chairman of the budget committee at the time we have a fiscal crisis. i think i can do my job representing the people i work for by focusing on that right now than focusing on these distant things. >> harris: last night on the fox report we showed you the congressman sounding off on the future of the republican party at an event in washington. his message positive and upbeat, telling his fellow conservatives to stay unified and focused on their core principles. an american woman missing and the search is on. we're learning her life may be in danger, she's a mom of two children from new york city. and as far as anybody knows she vanished without
in another withholding wisconsin's crack down on bargaining law. taken together that unions lost their legal momentum? james, a lot younger looking in person. glad to have you. >> thank you. neil: what do you think of what's going on? we were briefly chatting that these decisions could be anomalies addressing what is frivolous, but nevertheless, what's the impact of both? >> unions are in trouble. one of the unions following the lawsuit in indiana, the operating engineers, their average dues are $2,000 a year, and the argument was, look, if it's voluntary, members will not pay. that may be true, but that's not an argument for forcing working families to spend $2,000 a year on union dues if they don't think they are getting value for the services. what they are finding in wisconsin, in indiana, in lot of the states that are becoming right to work, is the members will not pay if you don't force them. they say we're not going to force workers to pay. neil: they made a poor argument that it's in this case of stating why the flip side of not paying means that nonunion members are benefiting from
, maybe we talk about a state like michigan or wisconsin, pennsylvania. all three states that have carried by democrats since 1972. if republicans are able to divvy up those electoral votes, then you have mitt romney winning five or six votes in a state .ike wisconsin, pennsylvania, mitt romney won that the vast majority of the district's mayor. in michigan, there, too. instead of a bomb coming out of the states with all the electoral votes, now you have a scenario where romney would be leaving those states with maybe 20 or 23 electoral votes. that would be a big dent in the path for the democrats to 270. >> we are about three minutes away before the start of the session. we want to welcome our radio audience as we prepare for the start of this session. inside the house chamber, john boehner is in place. here is the order. the sergeant at arms will announce the arrival of the senate, and then pages will carry two mahogany boxes. that will be followed by members of the senate on the rush. then the president of the senate, vice-president joe biden, will take his place to the speaker's right,
, and those workers joined our union. now we're doing the same thing in wisconsin with palermo pizza. undocumented workers in palermo threatened to fire them all, and we've got an unfair labor practice case going forward. i think in many, many ways this is going to help people to get a better standard of living. it's going to give people an opportunity to speak out and stand up and be part of the real american dream, to be a part of american democracy. >> why do you think conservatives over the years have used the word amnesty, but have been against any kind of reform? it's always something that comes up. is it because you think it would help the democratic process or democratic organizations in this country? >> i think we've got republicans in particular and extreme conservatives. not all republicans. i shouldn't say that but you have extreme republicans and many republicans who are opposed to giving these people a path to citizenship because to be blunt, as it was said on numerous occasions, employers like having this army of unsecured -- i mean undocumented workers so that they wo
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